Traveling Art Exhibit visiting Thief River Falls Library

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) is excited to sponsor the Traveling Art Exhibit which is visiting northwest Minnesota communities this summer and fall. This month the exhibit is now visiting Thief River Falls Library. This year’s Traveling Art Exhibit includes original artwork by fourteen regional adult and high-school artists, and began its journey at the NWMAC’s juried Regional Exhibit held at Roseau City Library, Roseau MN in April and May of this year.


Artists selected this year to participate in the Traveling Art Exhibit are:

Adults: LaVonne Forsberg, Loreen Hanson, Alberta Johnson, and Bert Foster of Thief River Falls; Alicia Spilde of Karlstad; Ann Novacek of Greenbush; Irene Bertils of Crookston; Janet Johnson of Malung; Judy Szklarski of Stephen; and Margaret Ehling of Red Lake Falls.

Students: Breana Pruneda, and Izabel VonRueden of Climax-Shelly H.S.; Jessica Lynn Ross, Fisher H.S.; and Kylee McFadden, Marshall County Central H.S.

Thief River Falls Librarian Emily Savageaue in front of the exhibit

Artwork selected for this exclusive traveling exhibit is a collection of diverse subjects in a variety of visual media including: acrylic painting, photography, pencil drawing, watercolor painting, glass mosaic, and mixed media. Pieces were chosen for originality, distinctive style, and presentation.


The Traveling Art Exhibit is now on display at the Thief River Falls Public Library, 102 First St. E., Thief River Falls, MN from August 3rd through September 14th. Call (218) 681-4325 for Library hours. The exhibit is scheduled to visit the following libraries through the summer and autumn:

Ada Public Library May 20 – June 28
Hallock Public Library June 28 -Aug 3
Thief River Falls Public Library Aug 3 – Sep 14
Red Lake Falls Public Library Sep 14 – Oct 12
Warren Godel Memorial Library Oct 12 – Nov 30